“Mergers and acquisitions are transactions in which the ownership of companies, other business organizations or their operating units are transferred or combined. As an aspect of strategic management, M&A can allow enterprises to grow, shrink, change the nature of their business or improve their competitive position.”
So begins the Wikipedia entry for “mergers and acquisitions”. Suffice it to say it’s …read more »
Last week, a weighty box arrived in my office. I was immediately excited. Inside, I knew, was my own copy of the new Almanac of American Philanthropy, authored by Karl Zinsmeister and published by the Philanthropy Roundtable.
The Almanac runs just over 1,300 gold-leaf pages that are filled with the stories of the charitable forces that have shaped America. …read more »
Each month, an expert from the liberty movement will share thoughts on how to be more strategic in our charitable giving. This month, talent expert Claire Kittle Dixon, executive director of TalentMarket, discusses how donors can weigh talent and leadership into their support for an organization.
If you ask a free-market nonprofit leader what his two biggest constraints …read more »
There are many reasons I failed miserably as a child lemonade-stand entrepreneur. Chief among them was my 8 year old self’s inability to understand marginal utility, price theory, and advertising placement. Well, that and the fact it was a hot day, and I was so thirsty that I consumed my limited supply.
But I did get something right. I understood …read more »
Do Americans give solely for altruistic reasons? Maybe you’d like to say yes. However, people’s charitable decisions of where to give, how to give, and how much to give are influenced by numerous factors.
New research from the American Legislative Exchange Council shows that one of these many factors that affect people’s giving is taxes. In a new report, The …read more »